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The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

Dick Straight April 26, 2017 0

All three Olympic medalists from Rio are returning to Pre, where the eventual Olympic trio met for the first time last year in a race that was even tighter than the Rio final. Incredibly, added

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Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Dick Straight April 5, 2017 0

Prefontaine Classic The only American women besides Jackie Joyner-Kersee to win Olympic gold in the long jump will lead the world’s best at the Prefontaine Classic. The incredible field includes all three of last year’s Olympic

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Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Dick Straight April 3, 2017 0

America’s first Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 400-meter hurdles returns to the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s best-ever field in the event.  The superb collection includes not only every Olympic medalist from Rio,

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World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

A packed women’s javelin field is the best in Prefontaine Classic history. World record holder Barbora Spotakova is one of all three Rio Olympic medalists slated to compete among a list full of Olympians, including

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Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 0

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser leads a power-packed shot put field at the Prefontaine Classic that includes all of the world’s best. In addition to Crouser, three other major gold medalists (and the Rio Olympic

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Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Dick Straight February 9, 2017 0

World record holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a 5th time, and prime among his challengers will be both Thiago Braz– who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic

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The Prefontaine Classic is back on top of the IAAF Diamond League podium

The Prefontaine Classic is back on top of the IAAF Diamond League podium

Christopher Kelsall September 16, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic is back on top of the IAAF Diamond League podium.  For the second time in four years, the iconic American meet is at the top of the rankings calculated by All-Athletics.com,

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Genevieve Lalonde’s 3,000m steeplechase record

Genevieve Lalonde’s 3,000m steeplechase record

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  On Saturday, Moncton’s Genevieve Lalonde broke the Canadian 3,000-metre steeplechase record, during the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet that took place in Portland, Oregon. She crossed the

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British Legend Mo Farah Seeks Fast Time in Pre Classic 10k

British Legend Mo Farah Seeks Fast Time in Pre Classic 10k

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic Mo Farah will add to his incredible legacy as one of the all-time distance greats by headlining a loaded 10,000-meter field at the Prefontaine Classic. For the sixth-straight year there will be no admission

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Schippers Anchors Incredible Pre Classic Women’s 200m event

Schippers Anchors Incredible Pre Classic Women’s 200m event

Christopher Kelsall May 25, 2016 0

Prefontaine Classic The Prefontaine Classic has one of its best catches in the women’s 200 meters – the World Champion–and its best and most unique half-lap field in history. It is a dream matchup that a

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